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The Americas Uncovered: Central American Migration & US Intervention (LISTEN)

By |4/July/2023|

In episode six of our podcast The Americas Uncovered, host Dr Peter Watt of Sheffield University in the UK, speaks to Jorge E. Cuéllar about political resistance in El Salvador, migration from Central America to the US, the Bukele governmentt and Bitcoin.

Jorge E. Cuéllar is Assistant Professor, Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire.

Presented by Dr Peter Watt (University of Sheffield, UK)

Music by Peter Watt

Artwork by Simon Díaz-Cuffin

Listen to the podcast here or below.

The Americas Uncovered: Central American Migration & US Intervention (LISTEN)

By |4/July/2023|

In episode six of our podcast The Americas Uncovered, host Dr Peter Watt of Sheffield University in the UK, speaks to Jorge E. Cuéllar about political resistance in El Salvador, migration from Central America to the US, the Bukele governmentt and Bitcoin.

Jorge E. Cuéllar is Assistant Professor, Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire.

Presented by Dr Peter Watt (University of Sheffield, UK)

Music by Peter Watt

Artwork by Simon Díaz-Cuffin

Listen to the podcast here or below.

The Importance of Independent Media in Covering Brazil w/ Nathália Urban (LISTEN)

By |2/April/2023|

Brazilian journalist Nathália Urban discusses the need for independent reporting on Brazil and Latin America in our latest podcast.

With corporate media increasingly concentrated in elite hands, independent media has an important role to play in providing accurate reporting on Brazil and elsewhere.

Brazilian journalist Nathália Urban discussed the topic with Peter Watt at London’s Latin America Adelante Conference in late January.

Peter Watt teaches on Latin America at Sheffield University and is the host of Alborada’s podcast, The Americas Uncovered.

Listen to the interview here or below.

Far-Right Challenges Facing the Lula Presidency w/ Francisco Domínguez (LISTEN)

By |1/April/2023|

Listen to our podcast interview with author and academic Francisco Domínguez on the far right threat to democracy in Brazil and the challenge it poses to the Lula government.

In London recently for the Latin America Adelante Conference, academic and author Francisco Domínguez spoke to Peter Watt about what the government of Lula Da Slva can expect from the Brazilian far-right and strategies for confronting it.

Dr Francisco Dominguez is a Chilean academic and author based at Middlesex University in the UK.

Peter Watt teaches on Latin America at Sheffield University and is the host of Alborada’s podcast, The Americas Uncovered.

Listen to the interview here or below.

The Americas Uncovered: Revolution in Development (LISTEN)

By |2/March/2023|

In the latest episode of our podcast, Peter Watt interviews Christy Thornton about her book Revolution in Development: Mexico and the Governance of the Global Economy.

You can now listen to episode four of our podcast, The Americas Uncovered, hosted by Dr Peter Watt of Sheffield University in the UK. In this episode, Peter speaks to Christy Thornton, Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA, about her book Revolution in Development: Mexico and the Governance of the Global Economy, which explores the Mexican Revolution’s influence on international economic institutions.

Presented by Dr Peter Watt (University of Sheffield, UK)

Produced by Pablo Navarrete and Nick MacWilliam

Artwork by Simon Díaz-Cuffin

Music by Peter Watt

Listen to the podcast here or below.

Challenges for the Chilean Left (LISTEN)

By |22/February/2023|

Listen to our podcast interview with Chilean writer, academic and activist Melany Cruz on what the Chilean Left should do to advance a progressive agenda under Gabriel Boric’s government.

In London recently for the Latin America Adelante Conference, Melany Cruz, a Chilean writer, academic and activist, spoke to Peter Watt about the challenges facing the Chilean Left under Gabriel Boric’s government.

Melany Cruz is Lecturer in Politics of the Global South at Leicester University and has written on Chilean politics for a number of media outlets.

Peter Watt teaches on Latin America at Sheffield University and is the host of Alborada’s podcast, The Americas Uncovered.

Listen to the interview here or below.

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